How the Patriots’ Super Bowl odds shifted after signing Cam Newton
Over/Under 98.5 report
When Bill Belichick signs a former MVP quarterback, the Patriots’ Super Bowl chances are inevitably going to improve. So it’s no surprise that it didn’t take long for the line to move after the news broke that Newton is headed to New England.
Via OddsShark on Twitter, here’s how four key futures changed on Bovada after the Patriots and Newton agreed to a one-year deal:
To win Super Bowl 55:
To win the AFC:
To win the AFC East:
To make the playoffs:
In addition, the Patriots’ over/under win total shifted from 8.5 to 9.
Newton’s own odds also changed in the wake of going from free agency to playing for a six-time Super Bowl champion head coach. Most notably, he now has the third-best odds to win MVP, behind only the Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes and the Eagles’ Carson Wentz. So here’s where Newton himself stood before and after signing with the Patriots:
To win MVP:
To win Comeback Player of the Year:
To win Offensive Player of the Year:
Passing Yards Leader:
Over/Under 98.5 Show
Joe Murray and Dan Lifshatz are sure to discuss the latest Cam Newton odds, as well as the Patriots, on this week’s Over/Under 98.5 show. Listen below for the most recent podcast from Saturday, just one day before the signing.
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